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Theatre

Degree Granted
BFA
Degree Level
Undergraduate
Location
Garden City

Join one of the best colleges for performing arts in the country and prepare for a rewarding career in theater.

Why Earn Your BFA in Theatre?

What can you do with a degree in theatre? You can perform on the stage or in television series or film projects, teach acting or develop your own stage plays, media channel or video productions. You can pursue directing, production or arts communications, playwritingor work behind the scenes doing set design, costumes,听sound,听stage management听or lighting. Or you can be involved in community engagement through theatre.听听

Why Major in Theatre at 成人影片 University in New York?

  • Receive one-on-one attention in small classes from our world-class faculty.
  • Gain experience and insight as you participate in an 成人影片 production or a master class with guest stars on our award-winning stages.
  • Attend exciting performances in the cultural capital of the world and make valuable connections.

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Isuri Wijesundara 鈥18, a theatre arts major now studying at the Yale School of Drama, is featured in 成人影片’s Spring 2022 episode of The College Tour on Amazon Prime.

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To study theater at 成人影片 University is to find accomplished working professors, friends-for-life classmates, the proximity of New York City and a legacy of successful, supportive alumni. 成人影片 trains 鈥減eople of the theater,” said Maggie Lally ’82, associate dean of faculty programs and associate professor of theater. 鈥淭he professional experience of our faculty and their…

成人影片 PAC a Top 35 University Performing Arts Center

成人影片 University鈥檚 Performing Arts Center has been recognized among the听 by Clickit Ticket鈥攚hich described it as 鈥渁 haven of creativity鈥 and one of 鈥渢he best places in the United States to see dynamic student productions as well as those by world-renowned artists.

$80,090* * based on 成人影片 University Career Outcomes Survey & NACE First Destination Survey, Class of 2022
the average annual salary of our 2022 baccalaureate graduates鈥攖hat鈥檚 29% higher than the national average
based on 成人影片 University Career Outcomes Survey & NACE First Destination Survey, Class of 2022

I am passionate about theater because it is an exciting and dynamic art form that can entertain or challenge an audience. I鈥檓 invested in the success of every student and view their education as a collaborative endeavor between myself and the student.

Sean Sullivan Associate Professor, Department of Theatre

Concentrations and Minors

Acting

Our acting concentration prepares you for work on stage or screen. You鈥檒l learn the vocal and physical skills required of an actor and participate in a wide array of performance activities, including chamber theater, cabaret, solo and ensemble work. Only acting majors and minors are allowed to audition for departmental productions; every student is guaranteed performance opportunities and may earn many more through auditioning.

Design/Technology

As a major in theater design/technology, you鈥檒l train in the many aspects of design and technical functions of the performing arts, including set and costume design, props, drafting, lighting design and pulling it all together as a producer. You鈥檒l analyze and compare the historical, critical and aesthetic contexts in which the dramatic tradition has developed. In your third year, faculty will review your portfolio and advise you on which area鈥攖heater technology, scenic design, costume design, lighting design or stage management鈥攜ou should specialize in.

Minors in Theatre

Ideal for students who have a passion for theater, a minor allows students to specialize in either theater acting or theater design/technology. The theater minor is compatible with any course of study and allows you to express your creative abilities regardless of your major.

Exceptional Hands-On Learning

As a student in our theater arts program, you鈥檒l participate in more than 20 productions in the 成人影片 University Performing Arts Center, recently named one of the 35 Best University Performing Arts Centers in the country. And you鈥檒l benefit from master classes taught by stars from the entertainment world.

成人影片鈥檚 close proximity to New York City gives our students the opportunity for class trips to attend musicals, plays and theatrical performances. Recently, our fourth-year students successfully landed internships with companies large and small in the metropolitan area, including:

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Application Requirements

To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements.

Transformative Educational Opportunities

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:

  • The Honors College – fostering intellectual perspectives and critical skills
  • – preparing students to become global thinkers and leaders
  • – providing opportunities to experience another culture and see the world from a new perspective

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  • Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu: 8:30 am 鈥 6:00 pm Fri: 8:30 am 鈥 5:00 pm
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